HB1515 (2018) Detail

Relative to an exemption from the combustion ban on construction and demolition debris.


CHAPTER 249

HB 1515 - FINAL VERSION

 

6Mar2018... 0560h

05/03/2018   1799s

05/03/2018   1883s

2018 SESSION

18-2192

06/10

 

HOUSE BILL 1515

 

AN ACT relative to an exemption from the combustion ban on construction and demolition debris.

 

SPONSORS: Rep. Vose, Rock. 9; Rep. Morrison, Rock. 9

 

COMMITTEE: Science, Technology and Energy

 

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ANALYSIS

 

This bill exempts bio-oil and bio-synthetic gas from the ban on combustion of the wood component of construction and demolition debris.

 

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Explanation: Matter added to current law appears in bold italics.

Matter removed from current law appears [in brackets and struckthrough.]

Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

6Mar2018... 0560h

05/03/2018   1799s

05/03/2018   1883s 18-2192

06/10

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Eighteen

 

AN ACT relative to an exemption from the combustion ban on construction and demolition debris.

 

Be it Enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court convened:

 

249:1  Combustion Ban; Bio-oil and Bio-synthetic Gas.  Amend RSA 125-C:10-c, II(b) and (c) to read as follows:

(b)  The combustion of no more than 10,000 tons per year of wood residue at any municipal waste combustor from November 15 through April 15 from facilities that process construction and demolition debris in a manner no less stringent than the requirements of the Environmental Protection Agency's Non-Hazardous Secondary Materials Rule, 40 C.F.R. section 241.4(a)(5) (Non-waste Determinations for Specific Non-Hazardous Secondary Materials When Used as a Fuel) dated February 8, 2016.  No such combustion shall occur until the department adopts rules regarding fuel quality standards and test methods in accordance with RSA 125-C:6, XIV-a and the department has taken final action on a permit revision for the facility utilizing such fuel; [or]

(c)  The incidental combustion, under the supervision of a solid waste facility operator of untreated wood at any municipal transfer station subject to regulation under RSA 149-M[.]; or

(d)  The combustion of bio-oil or bio-synthetic gas produced from the wood component of construction and demolition debris using non-combustion thermal or chemical processes including, but not limited to, pyrolysis or gasification.  The non-combustion thermal or chemical processes proposed shall be subject to the review requirements of this chapter, RSA 125-I, and the administrative rules of the air resources division of the department of environmental services.  The wood derived from construction and demolition debris shall be processed in a manner no less stringent than the requirements referenced in subparagraph (b).

249:2  Solid Waste Management; Permit Required.  Amend RSA 149-M:9, XIV to read as follows:

XIV.  [Notwithstanding any provision of law or rule to the contrary,] The department shall not certify as a waste-derived product the wood component of construction and demolition debris, or any mixture of or derivation therefrom, to be combusted in any manner, except [that]:

(a)  Methane gas collected from the decomposition of waste at a facility authorized pursuant to this chapter as a landfill for the disposal of solid waste may be certified as a waste-derived product for distribution and use as a fuel, provided that it meets market fuel standards;

(b) As allowed under RSA 125-C:10-c, II(d).

249:3  Effective Date.  This act shall take effect 60 days after its passage.

 

Approved: June 12, 2018

Effective Date: August 11, 2018

Links

HB1515 at GenCourtMobile

Action Dates

Date Body Type
Jan. 23, 2018 House Hearing
Feb. 13, 2018 House Exec Session
House Floor Vote
March 6, 2018 House Floor Vote
April 24, 2018 Senate Hearing
May 2, 2018 Senate Floor Vote
May 3, 2018 Senate Floor Vote
May 3, 2018 Senate Floor Vote

Bill Text Revisions

HB1515 Revision: 4163 Date: June 16, 2018, 8:41 a.m.
HB1515 Revision: 3845 Date: May 11, 2018, 9:13 a.m.
HB1515 Revision: 3765 Date: May 4, 2018, 2:32 p.m.
HB1515 Revision: 3207 Date: March 8, 2018, 12:50 p.m.
HB1515 Revision: 1971 Date: Nov. 6, 2017, 1:38 p.m.

Docket


June 12, 2018: Signed by Governor Sununu 06/12/2018; Chapter 249; Eff. 8/11/2018


May 23, 2018: Enrolled 05/23/2018


May 23, 2018: Enrolled (In recess 05/23/2018); SJ 18


May 10, 2018: House Concurs with Senate Amendment 1799s and 1883s (Rep. Barry): MA DV 173-146 05/10/2018


May 3, 2018: Ought to Pass with Amendments 2018-1799s and 2018-1883s, MA, VV; OT3rdg; 05/03/2018; SJ 16


May 3, 2018: Sen. Woodburn Floor Amendment # 2018-1883s, AA, VV; 05/03/2018; SJ 16


May 3, 2018: Committee Amendment # 2018-1799s, AA, VV; 05/03/2018; SJ 16


May 3, 2018: Committee Report: Ought to Pass with Amendment # 2018-1799s, 05/03/2018;


May 3, 2018: Special Order to 05/03/2018, Without Objection, MA; 05/02/2018


May 2, 2018: Sen. Woodburn Moved to Remove HB 1515 from the Consent Calendar; 05/02/2018; SJ 15


May 2, 2018: Committee Report: Ought to Pass with Amendment # 2018-1799s, 05/02/2018; Vote 5-0; CC; SJ 14


April 24, 2018: Hearing: 04/24/2018, Room 103, SH, 09:15 am; SC 18


March 8, 2018: Introduced 03/08/2018 and Referred to Energy and Natural Resources; SJ 7


March 6, 2018: Ought to Pass with Amendment 0560h: MA RC 182-147 03/06/2018 HJ 6 P. 105


March 6, 2018: Amendment # 2018-0560h: AA VV 03/06/2018 HJ 6 P. 105


: Minority Committee Report: Inexpedient to Legislate


: Majority Committee Report: Ought to Pass with Amendment # 2018-0560h (Vote 15-6; RC)


March 6, 2018: Majority Committee Report: Ought to Pass with Amendment # 2018-0560h for 03/06/2018 (Vote 15-6; RC) HC 9 P. 47


Feb. 13, 2018: Executive Session: 02/13/2018 LOB 304


Feb. 6, 2018: Full Committee Work Session: 02/06/2018 11:00 AM LOB 304


Jan. 23, 2018: Public Hearing: 01/23/2018 02:30 PM LOB 304


Jan. 3, 2018: Introduced 01/03/2018 and referred to Science, Technology and Energy HJ 1 P. 13